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Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries Claims

Injury to the spinal cord can be caused as a result of an accident or through medical negligence. In most cases, the effects of an injury to the spinal cord can be catastrophic and life changing.

When a spinal cord injury occurs, a person will require not only specialist medical treatment but also practical, emotional and physical support to aid recovery and rebuild their lives.

The most common causes of spinal injury are as a result of :

• Trauma as a result of medical treatment or surgery e.g. spinal block damage
• Delayed treatment of an infection or condition affecting the spine  e.g. Cauda Equina
• In non clinical negligence cases, serious injury can be caused by accidents at work, falls from height or as a result of a serious road traffic accident. For these    types of cases, see our Serious Injury personal injury section.

If you have suffered a spinal injury you may require specialist access to :

Medical: Obtain a report from leading experts to identify the nature of your condition and the likely prognosis.
Rehabilitation: Access to leading rehabilitation experts
Care: Provide access to leading care and rehabilitation experts, who can prepare a substantial report on your past, current and future needs
Housing: Instruct leading accommodation experts to look at the cost of adapting your existing home or if this is unsuitable to advise on a new home.
Financial Assistance: In addition to trying to recover any loss of earnings you may have suffered, we can connect you to financial advisers to assist with  financial planning

Why use Vincents’ Clinical Negligence Team?

It’s important to seek specialist advice. Vincents’ clinical negligence team have over 30 years of dealing with serious injury, medical errors and negligence claims and we understand the need to act with sympathy and understanding.

Members of the team have dealt with a variety of cases involving injury to the spine and spinal cord.

Our goal is to help you rebuild your life after suffering a spinal injury and we will always act with empathy and understand.

We work with some of the country's leading medical experts and barristers to investigate your case. Where required, we will instruct some of the country's leading experts in care, rehabilitation, equipment and accommodation needs.

What will it cost me?

We will always discuss funding options with you before starting your case. In many cases, we will act on a “no win, no fee” basis and our aim is to ensure that we remove the financial risks of bringing a claim.

Spinal Injuries Association

Vincents recognise the outstanding work done and are proud to support the Spinal Injuries association, a national charity assisting those who have suffered spinal cord Injuries. Further details can be found on the SIA website.

Olivia Robinson is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

Other Vincents’ services you may find of interest are:

• Conveyancing
• Court of protection
• Powers of attorney
• Court of Protection

For any enquiries regarding spinal and spinal cord injury claims please contact our Clinical Negligence department or enquire online

For any enquiries regarding Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries Claims please contact our Clinical Negligence Solicitors department on 01772 555 176
Or enquire online here.